Shiori Itō

Shiori Itō is an award-winning freelance journalist who contributes news footage and documentaries to The Economist, Al Jazeera, Reuters, and other primarily non-Japanese media outlets. In 2017 she published Black Box, about her own experiences as a rape survivor and is active in promoting the rights of women in Japan, a country that ranks 114 out of 144 in gender equality. She was the subject of the critically acclaimed BBC Documentary, “Japan Secret Shame” which chronicles how poorly Japan investigates and handles the sexual assault of women.